Lifelong friendships from Rhythm of Life

In July this year, students from Cordwalles Junior School worked in collaboration with Surrey Choices Rhythmic Collision Dance Company to perform Rhythm of Life, an annual dance show which this year celebrated friendship and inclusion. Cavan has participated in Rhythm of Life for two years at her former school, Cordwalles Junior School. She has now…

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Surrey Choices becomes a Mindful Employer

Surrey Choices has recently signed the Mindful Employer Charter to take lead in supporting the mental wellbeing of their employees. What is Mindful Employer? Mindful Employer is a country wide initiative run by Devon Partnership NHS Trust. The initiative provides employers with workplace mental health training, information and advice with the main goal of helping…

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Martin Woodward highly commended at BASE conference 2019

This year, the annual British Association for Supported Employment (BASE) Conference was held in Manchester from Tuesday 5 – Wednesday 6 November. Some of our colleagues attended and a very special award was highly commended by our colleague Martin Woodward, EmployAbility Team Administrator.  Although Martin was not at the event, he was highly commended the…

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Colleague spotlight: Jill

This month, we sat down with Jill, our Senior Operations Manager here at Surrey Choices. In September, Jill celebrated 40 years of working in social care!  When did you start working in Adult Social Care? After leaving school, I attended a pre-nursing course at Guildford College and had a placement at the age of 17…

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Choice to Talk

From Monday 21 October – Friday 1 November, we are celebrating Advocacy Awareness Week (AAW19) looking at the power and impact that all types of advocacy have on people’s lives. Here at Surrey Choices, we strive to ensure every individual we support has the opportunity to voice their opinion and be heard. Across Surrey, our…

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House Finch – Watch Online!

A film aimed at changing the attitudes towards disability featured Surrey Choices’ very own Rhythmic Collision Dance Company.  ‘House Finch’ explores the relationship between a mother and her son who has a disability and stars Adjoa Andoh, an actor who has previously starred in Eastenders, The Bill, Casualty, Doctor Who and much more, along side…

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Introducing Festival of Ideas

Festival of Ideas is an event for the people we support and their families and Carers, the people that we might support in the future, our colleagues and partners to collectively shape the vision of Changing Days.  Throughout these events, we will discuss a range of topics such as understanding why Surrey Choices day services…

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Surrey Choices Photo Competition!

In celebration of Surrey Choices 5th birthday, we invite you to take part in the Surrey Choices Photo Competition!  As part of our birthday celebrations, we have launched the Surrey Choices Photo Competition, where you can win some fantastic prizes, including a professional photoshoot with our friends The Creative Colony, and Love2shop vouchers! Who can…

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Colleague spotlight: Emma

This month, we sat down with Emma, who works in our HR Department here at Surrey Choices. Scroll down to find out some interesting facts about Emma! Can you tell us something people would be surprised to find out about you? Both of my parents worked at the BBC, so as a child I appeared…

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EmployAbility Spring 2019 Survey Results

The results are in from our annual EmployAbility Survey! Take a look at what the employers and people we support into work said about EmployAbility, in our special edition newsletter below.  To view in full screen, hover over the bottom of the newsletter until the toolbar appears, then select the second from the right icon.…

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